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|"My Name Is Rachel Corrie"|
|Date||Saturday April 16|
|Time||3:00 PM - 5:30 PM|
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First Church of San Anselmo
72 Kensington Rd
San Anselmo, CA 94960
|14friendsofpalestine [at] gmail.com|
Mandy Cimino stars as Rachel Corrie in the first performance of the play in the SF area. Corrie, at 23, was killed by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza while she was trying to save a Palestinian home from demolition. Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner based the play on Corrie's writings.
Middle Eastern music by Helm and songs by Doug Adamz begin the program, which will raise money for the Rachel Corrie Foundation, the Marin County advocacy group 14 Friends of Palestine, and Keep Hope Alive, a project of Northern California presbyteries that organizes trips to Palestine to help plant or harvest olive trees.
Obtain tickets in advance by donatiing $15 through Brown Paper Tickets or http://14friendsofpalestine.org/rachel-corrie. Suggested donation at the door is $15-$20, sliding scale. This event is sponsored by Keep Hope Alive and 14 Friends of Palestine and is endorsed by the Middle East Children's Alliance, NorCal Friends of Sabeel, Free Gaza USA, Justice for Palestinians, U.S. Boat to Gaza - West Coast and If Americans Knew.